Importing terms into Multiterm iX
Thread poster: Greta Vera

Greta Vera  Identity Verified
Mexico
Local time: 16:28
Member (2005)
English to Spanish
Aug 19, 2005

Hello,

I have followed all the instructions to import terms into Multiterm. I alredy did all the steps in Excel, then saved the file as .txt. as well as in .xml and I still cannot do it, when I put import, 0 entries are processed. Does any one have a clue what I am doing wrong? By the way, I only want to add 2 columns.

(I have Multiterm iX, Windows XP, Office 2003 and Trados 6.5)



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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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Which version? Did you use MT Convert? Aug 19, 2005

Hi Greta,
Which version of MTiX are you using (Full version number including the 'build number', please - go to Help - About... to find out)?

Did you use MT Convert? If so, the conversion process yields two files: (1) the termbase definition (.xdt), which you use to create a termbase; and (2) the import file (.xml).

Best regards,
Ralf


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Greta Vera  Identity Verified
Mexico
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Trados Version Aug 19, 2005

Hello Ralf,

I am using TRADOS Multiterm 6.0.1.209 (Build 209)component of TRADOS Multiterm iX.

I really hope you can help me out since I have spent the whole week and I cannot get this done!

Thanks Ralf!


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Hynek Palatin  Identity Verified
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Use MT Convert Aug 19, 2005

Use MT Convert, as Ralf suggested. Prepare the Excel file - it should contain only the information you want to import. You said there were only two columns, it's the easiest case. Just make sure each column has a heading, probably "English" and "Spanish".

Use MT Convert to convert the Excel file to a termbase definition and an import XML file. Follow the instructions and documentation.

Start MultiTerm, create a new termase using the definition created by MT Convert and import the XML file.


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Greta Vera  Identity Verified
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Where do I find MT convert? Aug 19, 2005

Where do I find MT convert? Sorry to bother you but I am new at this!

Thanks for all of your help!

Greta


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